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Water Charges

Measured (Metered) Water Supplies (2022)

Metered water charges are calculated on the recorded amount of water passing through the property's meter

Water Charge (per m3 - cubic metre - 1000 litres)£1.03
Quarterly Standing Charge - Water (15mm* meter)£14.66
Wastewater Charge (90% of water usage)£1.94
Quarterly Standing Charge - Wastewater£25.15

* this is the size of a typical domestic meter

To learn more about the Wastewater Charge, or Guernsey Water's 2019 charges rebalance.........

Wastewater Charge Information  2019 Charges Rebalance

Unmeasured (Unmetered) Water Supplies (2022)

Unmeasured clean water charges are calculated using the Tax on Real Property (TRP) value of a domestic building (land, outbuildings and greenhouses are excluded from Guernsey Water's calculations).

Water Charge (per unit of TRP)£0.29
Quarterly Standing Charge - Water£14.66
Wastewater Charge (per unit of TRP)£0.51
Quarterly Standing Charge - Wastewater£25.15

Water supplies which include the following uses must be metered:

  • Unattended garden hoses, garden sprinklers or automatic irrigation
  • The filling or topping up of swimming pools, spa pools or jacuzzis
  • Substantial building or construction works
  • Any commercial use

It is the customer's duty to inform Guernsey Water of any use of water for the purposes listed above

Cesspit Emptying Rates (2022)

Subsidised single load rate: £7.32

Standard single load rate: £21.89

Please note that cesspit emptying income is collected by States Works and can be paid by calling Edward T Wheadon House on 01481 717315

Customers with no wastewater facility

Customers with no drainage connection, either direct to the sewer or via cesspit are able to apply for a wastewater exemption. Applications can be made in writing to The Customer Liaison Team, PO Box 30, Brickfield House, St Andrew, GY1 3AS. Or via email to

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